In an interview with Justin Barrasso of Sport Illustrated, AEW Chief Brand Officer Brandi Rhodes stated the promotion will crown their first-ever Women’s Champion during the premiere episode of AEW on TNT October 2 live from Washington DC.
In addition, Rhodes said the new AEW Women’s Championship will be the cornerstone of the women’s division.
Rhodes also went on to say that further specifics regarding the Championship, including those competing to be called the first-ever Women’s Champion would be revealed on the “The Road to All Out” episode which is scheduled to air on the promotion’s YouTube Channel next Wednesday at 8:00pm ET.
The FIRST EVER @AEWrestling Women’s World Championship match will happen on Oct. 2. The Women’s Division is buzzing…who will get their hands on the title first? Be there LIVE to see history unfold! https://t.co/rkucuzGaaY
— Brandi Rhodes (@TheBrandiRhodes) August 1, 2019